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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
politics are more than 20 years working in joe biden's senate office and later as a member of the obama-biden transition team and is currently the president of a bipartisan public affairs company. thanks for coming on tonight. we have to start with the breaking news, your reaction to the death of nelson mandela. >> at this moment in washington, we are talking a lot about leadership. you look at his qualities as a leader, perseverance, determination, the gratitude, the forgiveness. these are attributes that are so compelling and to have them reside in one man over 95 years is just extraordinary. absolutely extraordinary. >> why are they missing in present-day washington? >> boy. it's an unfair mark to compare anyone to nelson. he is just in such a different league. one can certainly help as world leaders travel for the funeral that they have time to reflect and think about his qualities and what made him so remarkable over such a long time. >> let's talk about present day. the obama administration warning about the lapse in unemployment benefits saying it may cost as many as 240,000 jobs
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
that the telecom infrastructure is critical there. this also comes at the same time vice president joe biden is including stops in both asia and south korea. the white house has not responded to the letter but it could come up in meetings. as for south korea's response, it was actually a subsidiary of seoul-based lg. says the value of the contract has not been determined and they haven't considered ending the contract because of u.s. concern. all they're getting from the company is equipment and they will have no access to network operation. the back to you. >> also tonight, vice president biden and the chinese president met in beijing as tensions over china's decision to enforce a rattled thense zone region. we have the details. >> vice president biden did not directly address china's air defense zone after his meeting but there was little else people in the region have been focused on. they are in the midst of walking a diplomatic tightrope. it is something biden made clear as he sat with xi after the meeting. call complex relationships for sustained a high-level engagement. that is why th
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
the following day. vice president joe biden met with china's president in beijing earlier today. the meeting was over china's new defense zone that is owned over him and that both japan and china claim to own. biden did not comment on the islands after the first meeting, but said that the chinese leader was candid and constructive. the two are set to meet later today. and a hong kong, look at pollution set to -- at toxic levels. an aging fleet of diesel buses and trucks combined with sunny, dry weather has caused pollution to spike in recent days in the city. speaking of smog, here is a building that eats it. in mexico city, this building can effectively consume the amount of smog produced by 1000 cars per day. it is how a city that was once the world's most polluted is cleaning itself up. ? >> in the city, online retail giant that post move from its headquarters to the center of town. it actually enjoyed something of a renaissance, creating a whole new community in the process. bloomberg checked it out. >> las vegas, always the town where fortunes are won and lost, but few are actually made
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
headlines. vice president joe biden has arrived in south korea for the final stop on his three-country asian tour. he will meet with south korea's president to talk about north korea, and then deliver a speech about the u.s.-korea relationship. give its crew a training program following the sinking of the costa concordia last year. it is building a training facility in the netherlands which will feature new simulators. it is spending $7 million to improve fire prevention tools on the ships. dangerous traveling conditions in the south and midwest, parts of texas and oklahoma and nearby states racing for ice storms with freezing rain forecast to fall in the areas tonight. the meantime, the northern plains are getting battered with heavy snow. 72% of america's public schools lack the broadband they need for digital learning. that is according to studies done by the nonprofit education superhighway, whose mission it is to bring high-speed broadband internet access to every public school in america. milliont announced a $9 round of funding led by mark zuckerberg's started foundation and the gates
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
area. joe biden discussed the issue when he visited seoul, beijing, in tokyo last week. north korea has confirmed the un's uncle. jong he was seen closest to the camera. over the weekend, the shot was tighter, removing them. shot to removen a man who was the second most powerful figure. we are moments away from the latest tribe -- trade data from japan. making of ato the luxury pen. this is "first up." more in a moment. ♪ >> singapore is among the markets opening at the top of the hour. checking the latest indications. do you remember when staying in touch them and actually writing a letter with a real pen? things have changed with the rise in mobile devices. one company is holding onto tradition. hans nichols has been to montblanc to see how it survived in the digital age. the factoryves at to handle a 32,000-year-old limited edition. really uses pens in the digital age? be more notifications i get, the more i appreciate. we have a strong hunger for that. because of the complication we have. mask culture. to this more than doubled the prices in auction. says 30,000one euros per pin.
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
to regional tensions sparked by beijing's similar move last month. the u.s. vice president joe biden discussed the issue when he visited seoul beijing and tokyo last week. north korea has brushed kim jong-un's uncle out of the documentary. camera,e closest to the over the weekend, the shot was tighter. the shot removed him effectively. other footage has been changed to remove the man who was north korea's second-most powerful figure. pyongyang confirms that he has been purged, charged with corruption, drug use and other antistate acts. thick fog is forecast again today with visibility down to less than 20 meters in places. conditions have been like this for nearly a week printing an orange alert for severe weather. this is china's second-highest weather warning. closurehas caused the of several expressways and left many stranded on the side of the road. we have to take a break but coming up, we are taking a look into abenomics. the japanese prime minister calling for talks with beijing to lower territorial tensions. we go to our exclusive interview with shinzo abe coming up next. ♪ moving hi
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. alix steel. >> vice president joe biden also in china to act responsibly. he says china's new air defense zone has caused apprehend -- apprehension in the region. the vice president wrapped up a two-day visit to the country and travels next to south korea. super bowl advertising is already sold out. executives at fox saying there was strong demand for the first new york area super bowl. the game usually sells out early january. a30-second spot reportedly sold for millions of dollars each. the rockefeller center christmas tree was lit last night. i was there. it was lovely. it took 45,000 lights to illuminate the 76-foot-high norway spruce. topped off by nine and a half foot-high swell rossi -- swa rowki arts. theour feet higher than tree and scarlet fu's the living room. >> my whole mcmansion thing. >> i didn't see it live because it took too long and i had to go to bed. >> and they have a whole ceremony. >> singing and all of that stuff. >> miley cyrus? >> i don't know. we have the morning must-read. who hasn't? >> i do. i am looking at carl icahn, a tweet that came out late yest
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
joe biden, who is traveling in asia this week, urged japan and china to set up crisis management mitigation. >> lands and has been called the jewel in sears crown, but it has been a hidden one. buried deep inside the retailing mess that lost $1.6 billion last year. and searsfund manager ceo adam lambert is giving the crown jewels away. lampert, julie, he had to disclose the numbers. >> not so much of a jewel. that can be used to describe sears, but landon is not -- is worse than it might be thought. overall, going back to 2008 compared to 2012, a little bit of a decline. from $1.66 billion in 2008 to $1.09 billion last year. not too bad. but if you look at the net income, or even dock, the insured gets a lot worse. --ebitda, the picture gets a lot worse. a bloomberg industries retail analyst says it likely has to do with promotion in, something we have seen. >> too much promotion in? >> too much. the interesting thing about this spinoff is that they would spin off these businesses to get some cash and help liquidity. they are not getting cash. >> because these businesses are not
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